The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): An Overview

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This report discusses the earned income tax credit (EITC), established in the tax code in 1975, which offers cash aid to working parents with relatively low incomes who care for dependent children.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 3, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Scott, Christine

Specialist in Social Policy

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Crandall-Hollick, Margot L.

Analyst in Public Finance

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 3, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the earned income tax credit (EITC), established in the tax code in 1975, which offers cash aid to working parents with relatively low incomes who care for dependent children.

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35 pages.

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